M42 now closed for more than 24 hours

Roads are closed in the surrounding area as well Credit: ITV News Central

The M42 has now been closed for more than 24 hours while Police deal with a suicide threat on a bridge crossing the motorway.

The motorway is closed between the M5 and junction one at Bromsgrove. The A38 Birmingham Road is also closed in the area.

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The M42 is closed but has been cleared of queuing traffic Credit: ITV News Central

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